How to choose the right cell culture consumables

Fri Oct 20 11:01:04 CST 2023

Cell culture is widely used in various fields of medicine. To adapt to the growth environment of cells and ensure the smooth progress of experiments, choosing appropriate cell culture consumables is key. So, how should we choose suitable cell culture consumables?

To choose suitable cell culture consumables, you can start from the following aspects:

1. Culture method: Cell culture technology is divided into two types: adherent culture and suspension culture. Some cell consumables are only suitable for either adherent cell or suspension cell culture. There are also cell consumables suitable for both methods. When purchasing When using cell consumables, you must first determine the cell culture method and select cell culture consumables suitable for that method.

2. Culture area: Large-scale cell experiments require cell culture consumables with a larger culture area for support. Small experiments can choose small-area consumables. The culture area of cell culture consumables can be determined by cell density according to the size of the experiment.

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3. Types of consumables: Common types of cell culture consumables include culture dishes, culture plates, culture bottles, etc. Each of these types of consumables has its own characteristics and shapes, which can be determined according to experimental needs and personal preferences.

4. Material selection: Cell culture consumables are divided into two types: glass and plastic. Glass materials can be used repeatedly, while plastic materials are mostly disposable consumables. Different cells have different sensitivities to trypsin, so the selection should be based on the cells. Depends on type.

The above are some suggestions on the purchase of cell culture consumables. Cells have high environmental requirements. To do a good job in purchasing cell culture consumables, you need to learn more and accumulate relevant knowledge in your daily work.

The FAI climbed 5.9 percent year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2018, quickening from the 5.7-percent growth in Jan-Oct, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday in an online statement.

The key indicator of investment, dubbed a major growth driver, hit the bottom in August and has since started to rebound steadily.

In the face of emerging economic challenges home and abroad, China has stepped up efforts to stabilize investment, in particular rolling out measures to motivate private investors and channel funds into infrastructure.

Friday's data showed private investment, accounting for more than 60 percent of the total FAI, expanded by a brisk 8.7 percent.

NBS spokesperson Mao Shengyong said funds into weak economic links registered rapid increases as investment in environmental protection and agriculture jumped 42 percent and 12.5 percent respectively, much faster than the average.

In breakdown, investment in high-tech and equipment manufacturing remained vigorous with 16.1-percent and 11.6-percent increases respectively in the first 11 months. Infrastructure investment gained 3.7 percent, staying flat. Investment in property development rose 9.7 percent, also unchanged.